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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Coldwater, Native Fish & Ponds 05-23-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By rockyofhockey
ID native fish?

Hey all, just a quick question.

I live in New Jersey and I came across the species of fish in a local pond of mine. It looks as if it's almost a baby carp but it lacks the characteristics of a...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-14-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By rockyofhockey
THanks for the suggestion tho I'll be sure to...

THanks for the suggestion tho I'll be sure to check that plant out


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-14-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By rockyofhockey
I'll definitely check it out. Do u think the...

I'll definitely check it out. Do u think the natural sunlight from the sliding door has any effect?


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-13-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By rockyofhockey
Foreground plant suggestions

What's up everyone.

What are some good carpeting foreground plants. I pretty much have the back of my tank filled and it's coming along real well.

I have medium to a brighter end low light...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-13-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,561
Posted By rockyofhockey
+1 if done properly there is no comparison to...

+1 if done properly there is no comparison to another substrate


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-13-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,561
Posted By rockyofhockey
Water wisteria?

The key with dirt is less is better, you don't need 3 inches of dirt. I use probably maybe an inch. Than you want to wet it before placing the top gravel. For the top gravel you can use around 2-3...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-12-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,561
Posted By rockyofhockey
Oh wow that's really cool to know. Does it all...

Oh wow that's really cool to know. Does it all turn out the same or still looks different ?



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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-12-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,561
Posted By rockyofhockey
Hopefully it takes off for me. It looks beautiful...

Hopefully it takes off for me. It looks beautiful once healthy so that's what I'm aiming for


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-12-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,561
Posted By rockyofhockey
I've always wanted to make the leap to Co2 but...

I've always wanted to make the leap to Co2 but haven't done so. I'm the other hand I do use dirt as the substrate topped with a mix of brown and black floramax so plenty of nutrients in the soil. I...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-12-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,561
Posted By rockyofhockey
Thanks a bunch KT!! I have a very weird situation...

Thanks a bunch KT!! I have a very weird situation as my 46 gal is right informer of a big sliding door window and gets sunlight all day yet not one ounce of algae instead my plants grow immensely. My...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-12-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,561
Posted By rockyofhockey
Thanks guys I washed them pretty good so all the...

Thanks guys I washed them pretty good so all the dead leaves should be off. Do u believe it's fine to leave in my tank tho? I've never had wisteria. More of a crypt, sword any has kind of guy 😂😂😂

...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-12-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,561
Posted By rockyofhockey
Water wisteria?

Hey everyone. Got this plant from my LFS for free and they said it was water wisteria or hygrophilla difformis. To me it doesn't look like water wisteria at all so tell me what you guys think!!...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 11-05-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,589
Posted By rockyofhockey
I disagree in a large enough school and tank with...

I disagree in a large enough school and tank with enough hiding places and sight line breakers this Can work....
Is this a planted tank because Serpae love plants and driftwood. They are nippy and...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 11-04-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,830
Posted By rockyofhockey
No problem u could do dirt and cap it with a...

No problem u could do dirt and cap it with a gravel but that could lead to problems if u disturb the dirt, or put to much.


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 11-04-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By rockyofhockey
Amazon sword growth??

I have a double T8 fixture. Light is on for 10 hours


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 11-04-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By rockyofhockey
Ok thanks a ton. I was just confused because...

Ok thanks a ton. I was just confused because swords aren't slow growing plants like anubias and right now my anubias is out growing it lol. But I mean I'll give it some time and see what it does

...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 11-04-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,830
Posted By rockyofhockey
Yup agree with the above. In some cases u don't...

Yup agree with the above. In some cases u don't need Co2 with medium light plants either. But some hardy easy and beautiful plants are- Anubias, crypts (best to add last), Java fern, Amazon swords,...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 11-03-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By rockyofhockey
Amazon sword growth??

What's up guys,

I have a 40 gallon planted aquarium but for some reason my sword is the only plant not growing 🤔🤔. I have crypts that I got at 2 inches that are now huge 280117 280118 280119!! I...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 11-03-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,830
Posted By rockyofhockey
For a 55 u don't have to go with a dwarf gourami....

For a 55 u don't have to go with a dwarf gourami. A regular sized one is perfectly fine. Any other fish u were thinking


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 11-03-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,830
Posted By rockyofhockey
How bout a nice planted community tank? Have u...

How bout a nice planted community tank? Have u ever done a planted before?


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-30-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By rockyofhockey
No problem. I hate when I get bad stock and so do...

No problem. I hate when I get bad stock and so do other people so I try to recommend some better fish stores


Rockyofhockey _/.\_
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-29-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By rockyofhockey
South NJ LFS rant

Another great fish store is "shark aquarium" it's in hillside and I drove 40 minutes but they have the healthiest and most exotic fish I've ever seen. It's a all freshwater store. Check out their...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-14-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By rockyofhockey
Ok thanks. I might just go with the cardinals...

Ok thanks. I might just go with the cardinals then.


Rockyofhockey _/.\_
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-13-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By rockyofhockey
Ok thanks a lot. I wasn't sure if Julie's were...

Ok thanks a lot. I wasn't sure if Julie's were too big so I went for the smallest Cory available at my LFS


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-13-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By rockyofhockey
Ok thanks a ton Caleb!! Rockyofhockey...

Ok thanks a ton Caleb!!


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